Summer Intensive Chaperone | Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Submitted by HSDC on Tue, 01/02/2018 - 1:19pm

POSITION TITLE:                 Summer Intensive Chaperone
DEPARTMENT:                     Summer Intensive Program (Advanced Level, Ages 14-18)
REPORTS TO:                      Head Chaperone


At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance.

This is a seasonal, full-time position for our Advanced level Summer Intensive Program held in Chicago, IL at Columbia College dance studies in downtown Chicago. We are seeking an experienced and responsible Chaperone to join Hubbard Street’s Summer Intensive Staff. Reporting to the Head Chaperone, the Summer Intensive Chaperone is responsible for supervising up to 15 students between the ages of 14 and 18, and works with the Head Chaperone to ensure that students are supervised during class times, lunch breaks, on activities, and in the dormitory. Chaperones ensure that students are safe at all times, eating responsibly, and respecting all rules laid out by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, University dorms, and Colombia College Chicago.


·         Be available from Friday, Jun 22, 2018 – Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 (Program Dates are Jun 25, 2018 – Jul 21, 2018)

·         Effectively supervise students to assure student safety

·         Effectively and fairly interpret and apply policies and procedures

·         Prioritize work to reflect the needs of the students

·         Maintain a professional chaperone-to-student relationship


Chaperones will receive:

·         Free Housing

·         Daily meal plan

·         Reimbursement for travel-related activities

·         A small stipend

·         The opportunity to train with dancers and members of the Hubbard Street Artistic Staff

Skills & Qualifications: 

Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion. Applicants for the Summer Intensive Chaperone also must:

  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Be highly organized
  • Have previous experience with students 14-18 years of age
  • Be able to physically assist an injured student
  • Be able to live in the dormitory with students
To Apply: 


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three (3) references (.pdfs only) detailing your interest and qualifications to Krista Ellensohn, Manager of Artist Training, at kellensohn@hubbardstreetdance.comby MARCH 1, 2018. Please include SUMMER INTENSIVE CHAPERONE in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.


Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of the organization’s work.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Krista Ellensohn, Manager of Artist Training